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Weather: big freeze continues across Sweden

Tue, 01/22/2019 - 22:48
Temperatures were set to stay below freezing in most of Sweden on Wednesday.

BREAKING: Huge search after six-month-old baby goes missing in Gothenburg

Tue, 01/22/2019 - 06:42
Police are searching for a six-month-old baby girl who went missing outside a nursery school in Gothenburg on Tuesday afternoon.

Volvo recalls 37,000 cars in Sweden

Tue, 01/22/2019 - 05:08
Swedish car manufacturer Volvo has recalled tens of thousands of cars after a potential problem in the exhaust system was found.

Malmö police: surge in number of fake notes in circulation

Tue, 01/22/2019 - 04:45
Police in Malmö and Lund have warned people to be wary after a record number of frauds using counterfeit 500 and 200 kronor notes.

Swedish word of the day: halka

Tue, 01/22/2019 - 02:33
Here's a word to pay careful attention to if you plan to drive or even walk along Sweden's icy roads.

Members' guide: How to save money despite living in Sweden

Tue, 01/22/2019 - 01:02
Sweden is many things, but budget-friendly is not one of them... at least, not unless you know some tricks and tips for making your money go further. Here are the things to bear in mind if you want to save money while living in Sweden.

Skeleton found in basement may be from a Swedish war 400 years ago

Mon, 01/21/2019 - 23:43
The remains of what is believed to be a person who died in the 17th century have been found in a building in Kalmar.

Sweden shivers on coldest night of 2019

Mon, 01/21/2019 - 22:47
Sweden just had its coldest night of this winter, so if you were particularly reluctant to get out from under your duvet this morning you may have been on to something.

Swedish word of the day: doldis

Mon, 01/21/2019 - 08:23
Today's Swedish word of the day is doldis, which is the opposite of the more common word kändis.

Who's who in Sweden's new government?

Mon, 01/21/2019 - 07:59
Prime Minister Stefan Löfven has presented the ministers who will be part of Sweden's government for the next four years.

Stefan Löfven welcomes start of 'historic' era in Swedish politics

Mon, 01/21/2019 - 02:52
Stefan Löfven addressed the Swedish parliament for the first time on Monday after being voted back in as prime minister a record 131 days after the election.

Here's why your power bills are getting more expensive

Sun, 01/20/2019 - 23:28
A cold winter has sent the cost of electricity soaring in Sweden.

Stefan Löfven's new cabinet: Who's in and who's out?

Sun, 01/20/2019 - 22:57
Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven is set to reveal who will be part of his new government today, marking the end of a record-long wait after a general election.

Politician leaves Sweden Democrats after referencing Olof Palme murder in social media post

Sun, 01/20/2019 - 06:51
A local politician with Sweden’s far-right Sweden Democrats (SD) has left the party after making a social media post that referred to the assassination of former prime minister Olof Palme.

South Korean envoy to join meetings with North, US in Sweden: ministry

Sun, 01/20/2019 - 05:02
The Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs has confirmed that South Korean envoy Lee Do-Hoon will participate in high-level meetings with the United States and North Korea.

Zlatan calls Galaxy 'number one priority'

Sun, 01/20/2019 - 03:05
Zlatan Ibrahimovic, having played for several of Europe's finest clubs since his top-level debut 20 years ago, says the Los Angeles Galaxy are now his top priority.

Sweden’s Postnord could raise postage price after record losses

Sat, 01/19/2019 - 08:58
The number of letters sent via Postnord in Sweden fell by a record amount in the second half of 2018.

Swedish citizens arrested in Spain on drugs charges

Sat, 01/19/2019 - 08:19
Two people from Sweden have been arrested in Barcelona on suspicion of serious drugs and weapons offences.

Sweden’s Left Party leader would talk to Moderates in event of no confidence in new government

Sat, 01/19/2019 - 07:54
The Left Party has said it would be prepared to trigger a hypothetical vote of no confidence in Sweden’s new government, but does not have enough votes on its own to pass such a motion.

#MySweden: 'In the morning you could go for a run along the beach'

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 07:08
Every week one of The Local's readers takes over our Instagram account. Today Zubair Ahmed from Pakistan shows us his Jönköping.